Villarreal sign Rayo Vallecano’s midfielder Santi Comesana


Villarreal have made their second signing of the summer, further bolstering their midfield with the acquisition of Spanish midfielder Santi Comesana.

The 26-year-old Comesana has successfully joined the Yellow Submarine on a free transfer from Rayo Vallecano.

He has signed a four-year contract with the club joining Denis Suarez’s side as a new recruit.

Santi Comesana departed from Vallecas after refusing to renew his contract with Rayo Vallecano.

Comesana made the move to Rayo from Coruxo in 2016 and has consistently been a key player for Los Franjirrojos since his second season with the team.

He has made a significant impact in La Liga with Rayo, emerging as one of the standout players under the guidance of Andoni Iraola.

His standout attributes include his ability to bring the ball out, switch play, and break up attacks.

The Spaniard demonstrates excellent positioning skills, allowing him to effectively identify open spaces on the pitch and make accurate passes at the opportune time.

It will be intriguing to observe how well he will adjust to life under Quique Setien, a manager known for his preference to break down the opposition through extended possessions.

However, Comesana is likely to quickly adapt to Villarreal’s style following his feat under former Rayo Vallecano manager Andoni Iraola.

Who is Santi Comesana?

Comesana is a Spanish professional footballer who recently played as a central midfielder for Rayo Vallecano.

Comesana’s age and height

He was born on 5 October 1996. He is currently 26-year-old. He is 1.84m tall.

Santi Comesana’s stat

Comesana, who was born in Vigo, Galicia, is a graduate of the ED Val Miñor youth program.

He signed for Coruxo FC, a team in the Segunda División B, on July 9, 2015, after making a strong impression during a trial.

Comesana made his senior debut on August 22, 2015. He started the match and scored his team’s second goal in a 3-2 away win against Atlético Astorga FC.

On December 6th, he achieved a hat-trick during a dominant 5-1 victory against SD Compostela at home.

On July 16, 2016, Comesana signed a four-year contract with Rayo Vallecano, a team that had recently been relegated to Segunda División.

Santi Comesana

This move came after he scored eight goals in 37 matches during the campaign.
On August 28th, he had his professional debut as a second-half substitute for Adri Embarba in a 0-0 home draw against Real Valladolid.

On April 1, 2017, Comesana scored his inaugural professional goal, securing the first point in a 3-1 victory against Girona FC on their home turf.

During the 2017-18 campaign, he made 33 appearances and scored two goals, playing a crucial role in his team’s promotion to La Liga as champions.

Comesana made his debut in the top tier of Spanish football on August 25, 2018. He started in a match against Atlético Madrid, which unfortunately ended in a 1-0 away loss.


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